Do you have a heart? Does it pump blood through your veins and, eventually, to your right foot? Then this story is for you. The Historic Vehicle Association—a national organization dedicated to the preservation of the most important, unforgettable automobiles in human history—has returned to Washington D.C. for their fourth annual Cars at the Capital event.
The classic car junkies are flocking to the Washington, D.C., in hopes of watching the 1968 Ford Mustang GT made popular by the renowned Warner Bros. cult film “Bullitt.”
The iconic green fastback will go on display under glass in D.C. to celebrate its induction into the National Historic Vehicle Register.
The 1968 Mustang that Steve McQueen drove in the movie “Bullitt” is on display on the National Mall, on April 18, 2018 in Washington until April 23rd. The Bullitt Mustang is one of only a handful of vehicles to be placed on the National Historic Vehicle Register and is recognized as historically significant in the Library of Congress. The car is part of a month-long Cars at the Capital event put on by the Historic Vehicle Association.
Classic car junkies are flocking to Washington, D.C., in hopes of seeing the 1968 Ford Mustang GT made famous by the Warner Bros. cult film “Bullitt.”
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Whether it’s the original or the remake, there’s no mistaking the signature roar of Ford’s “Bullitt” Mustang. According to Road and Track, the Mustang GT helped invent the modern cinema car chase with its appearance in the 1968 Steve McQueen film “Bullitt,” and to commemorate the film’s 50th anniversary, Ford recently revealed a souped-up 2019 special edition called the Mustang Bullitt.
The classic green Ford Mustang GT that served as the “hero car” in the 1968 Steve McQueen film Bullitt is heading to Washington, D.C., where it will go on display in celebration of the 54th anniversary of the Blue Oval’s iconic pony car.
One of the surprises of this year’s Detroit Auto Show was the reveal of the last surviving 1968 Mustang that was actually used in the Bullitt movie. The car was displayed next to the new model, and was around for the public days. But in case you couldn’t make it to Detroit to see it, you’ll have another opportunity in Washington D.C.
The original 1968 Mustang from the action flick “Bullitt” (1968) with Steve McQueen is on display on the National Mall through Sunday as part of a weeklong event, sponsored by the Historic Vehicle Association.
One of the most recognizable vehicles in film history — the green 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the action masterpiece, “Bullitt” — is on display on D.C.’s National Mall.